Synagogue Robber Escapes with Seat Sale Receipts
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Synagogue Robber Escapes with Seat Sale Receipts

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A youthful robber who escaped with $91 after a daring holdup in the Talmud Torah Torath Moses Synagogue, 558 Macy Place, the Bronx. Wednesday, was being sought by police yesterday.

The thief entered the synagogue and with a hand thrust menacingly in his pocket, demanded that two women and three men hand over all the money they possessed. Elias Herzberg, president of the synagogue, surrendered returns from the sale of tickets for the High Holy Days.

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